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September 1, 2011

Zimbabwe's PM asks for Nigeria's assistance, and the President obliges.

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the government of Zimbabwe that Nigeria would support all efforts to ensure the conduct of peaceful, transparent and credible elections in that country.

The President gave the assurance when Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai visited him in Abuja to solicit  Nigeria’s support for the country’s general elections which are scheduled for next year. 

September 1, 2011

Zimbabwe's PM asks for Nigeria's assistance, and the President obliges.

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the government of Zimbabwe that Nigeria would support all efforts to ensure the conduct of peaceful, transparent and credible elections in that country.

The President gave the assurance when Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai visited him in Abuja to solicit  Nigeria’s support for the country’s general elections which are scheduled for next year. 

February 18, 2011

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, on Thursday, threatened to boycott presidential and parliamentary elections if President Robert Mugabe called them for 2011.

Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party, forced into a unity government with Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) after a disputed election in 2008 that was marred by violence, is pushing for early elections this year.

“If Mugabe proceeds to announce an election without my agreement, that will be a unilateral action and we as MDC will not be party to that," Tsvangirai said.

February 18, 2011

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, on Thursday, threatened to boycott presidential and parliamentary elections if President Robert Mugabe called them for 2011.

Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party, forced into a unity government with Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) after a disputed election in 2008 that was marred by violence, is pushing for early elections this year.

“If Mugabe proceeds to announce an election without my agreement, that will be a unilateral action and we as MDC will not be party to that," Tsvangirai said.

February 18, 2011

Zimbabwe plans to take over major shares in foreign-owned diamond mines in the country, except a Chinese-owned. “Cabinet will meet next week Tuesday to decide on action to take on foreign-owned companies that fail to meet requirements to cede majority ownership to locals,” said Saviour Kasukuwere, youth and indigenisation minister.